FRANKFURT European Central Bank policymakers are wary of making any new change to their policy message in April after small tweaks this month upset investors and raised the specter of surging borrowing costs for the bloc's indebted periphery, six sources told Reuters.
FRANKFURT, March 29 European Central Bank policymakers are wary of making any new change to their policy message in April after small tweaks this month upset investors and raised the spectre of a surge in borrowing costs for the bloc's indebted periphery.
BRUSSELS The European Central Bank should stick to its policy guidance even as the economy gains strength, Governing Council member Jan Smets said, dismissing comments by a "minority" that the bank's guidance on rates and asset buys is up for discussion.
FRANKFURT Some euro zone banks may need to be shut if they become unviable, the European Central Bank's top supervisor said on Thursday, as the Italian government seeks to bail out two regional lenders.
FRANKFURT Protectionist trade policies may increase, rather than reduce, a country's trade deficit, the European Central Bank said in a study on Wednesday, just days after finance chiefs of the world's top 20 economies dropped their pledge for open trade.
BADEN BADEN, Germany Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an increasingly protectionist United States after a two-day meeting failed to yield a compromise.
BADEN-BADEN, Germany The world's biggest economies will pledge to jointly fight cyber attacks on the global banking system, one of the biggest coordinated efforts yet to protect lenders since an $81 million heist of the Bangladesh central bank's account last year.
FRANKFURT The European Central Bank pledged on Thursday to keep its aggressive stimulus policy in place at least until the end of the year but signaled a diminishing urgency for more policy action, enough to send the euro and bond yields higher. | Video
FRANKFURT Two of the world's biggest central banks are likely to find themselves with a bigger policy gap by the end of the coming fortnight | Video
FRANKFURT Two of the world's biggest central banks are likely to find themselves with a bigger policy gap by the end of the coming fortnight